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Reactions to Detroit: 138 Square Miles by Julia Rayes Taubman

30-May-17

Detroit: 138 Square Miles by Julia Reyes Taubman My rating: 4 of 5 stars A big book that makes a big impression. On the downside, much of the photography feels of a lazy, snapshot sort, and many of the images feel like they could be from anywhere (in the Midwest, at least). Placing the text […]

Reactions to Light Strings: Impressions of the Guitar by Ralph Gibson and Andy Summers

02-Jul-16

Light Strings: Impressions of the Guitar by Ralph Gibson My rating: 2 of 5 stars Inessential. There’s no doubting the collaborators’ passion for the guitar, and I’m impressed by Andy Summers’ knowledge of the musical and technological history of the instrument. But a large proportion of the photographs are uninteresting – the sort of “art” […]